Are SMEs prone to attracting underachievers? And how can freelancers rectify this? In this mini-series, we’ll look at utilization of freelance product managers in different environments; when it makes sense, and — yes, also when it makes less sense. This week: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises!
The Employee-to-Freelancer Shift Is 10 Years Ahead of Schedule - What Does That Mean For Product Management?
Remember that prediction that was thrown around in pre-COVID times – something along the lines of “there’s gonna be more freelancers than employees at some point in the future”?
To be honest, I also had to pull it up again - this was actually a study by Randstad US, published in 2016 (!).
I actually don’t have a snarky subline for this one. The startup lore on this is captivating. Photo by Lagos Techie on Unsplash In this mini-series, we’ll look… Weiterlesen »Freelance Product Managers in: Startups
In this mini-series, we’ll look at utilization of freelance product managers in different environments; when it makes sense, and — yes, also when it makes less sense. … Weiterlesen »Freelance Product Managers in: Enterprises
You know it. Source: imgflip.com Let’s jump right in — I guess this topic doesn’t require much of an introduction (hence the title image). As the scene’s… Weiterlesen »5 Frameworks for Successful Freelance Product Management
Freelancers are too expensive!
I hear this one quite frequently. Actually, most freelancers probably do. Properly unpacking this entire statement might as well end up in an academic thesis, but since we’re all busy, I’ll focus on one key aspect of its meaning:
“I’d rather hire an employee because it’s cheaper and provides more long-term value.”
I didn’t spend more time surfing since I became a freelancer — but drumming. (Photo of me, by Strangeworks Visuals) In 2016, Maxime Braud (who went on to co-found the… Weiterlesen »Why it’s Not Impossible to Be a Freelance Product Manager. And Why it Should Be Easier.
This guy looks like he just booked an amazing freelance product manager, you just know. Photo by bruce mars on Unsplash Disclaimer: This is not an ad for… Weiterlesen »Need a Product Management Freelancer? Here’s how to find the best!
This would also be a great name for a Trap playlist on Spotify, actually. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash Did you come here because the title of… Weiterlesen »What Product Managers Can Learn From the COVID-19 Crisis